3rd National Stroke Survivors Day 16th March 2021

12,800- 16000 stroke(NCD) cases are recorded across the country annually. In KATH alone, 800-1000 cases are recorded every year.  In the Bono region Stroke tops…

Hope for Paralyzed Arm?

Dear Joyce,What are the chances of my arm, that hasn’t move at all after a hemorrhagic stroke, getting better? I've been doing exercises on and off…

An Effective and Free Way to Improve Hand Function

The most commonly asked question I get from stroke survivors is what equipment or strategies most improve hand function. This week I decided to make…

Being screened for Hypertension is key to stroke prevention - Executive director and Co-founder SASNET-GHANA

There is the need to medically test or check your BP and know whether one is hypertensive or not, as a key step towards stroke…

Mother Has Problems Helping Difficult Father

One of our members from South Africa submitted the following:   Dear Joyce,   My dad who is now 71 years old had a stroke…

World Hypertension Day “Measure your blood pressure, control it, live longer”

17 October 2020 is World Hypertension Day Hypertension - or elevated blood pressure, is a serious medical condition, and according to the World Health Organization…